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tam mift PBB881 delivered to subscribers U
Ctnetnnetl, Covington and Newport, and sut
i v. roandlnf tle aad towns, at ths
J t; . tremely low prle of ;
rates oi uuiaa:
Single soples Is.; 1 msnth 0o.; S months tl; 1 vr Si.
W 0 D' S Til E ATE R.
I 'y-i SeSll ITiny ASD VITtl-TWHlT.
Jan A. Caua, Jm.0 lew and Maaaftr.
Third night of tb celebrate Irish Comedian,
THIS (Tuesday) rVRNING, Oot. 18, will bs pre
sented the comedy entitled
Pierce 0'Hra.... M.-,.............Mr. Collins
Jacob Wylle....tMMM..ti.MiMMMr Kisber
Vies Cbrlcote............-.... ..Mlss Julia Irring
Dance of all Nations, by Kate Pennojer.
To be followed by the laughable farce of
HOW TO PAT Tfll BINT. -Morgan
Battler, (with tong)...-......Mr. Colling
Swell Billy ...........................Mr. Adams
Mr. Miller ...........-.............-....-..-r. ruber
Mrs. Conscience................
To conclude with
Oa, Skstcdu m Inbia.
Sir Matthew Borgg .Mr. John Illeler
Sally Scraggs -His Denham
or Another new ecenlo play will shortly be pro
dnced. Alio, roe of the most witty, apicy and glo
rious burlesaues ever written.
HTDoort open at tXi Curtain riee at TM o'clock.
Pric or ADViiaioN-Dreai Circle and Parnuette,
BOoenti; Gallery, 28 cents.
Positively one Week only, Commenc.
ing Monday, Octofcer 24.
TROUPE, and the only Campbell's
(now in existence; allotkersaesumlng
tlis name are nothing wore than
mountebanks and Impostors, not to be trotted
camion tne punuc against an sucu.
Tho advantages tho OAMPBKLLS enjoy abovo any
other Mluntrelorganliatiun. arlies from tUeir win
tering tho last twelve years in tho Southern country.
Thoir delineations ef Negro character are taken
from natural scenes and inoidonts in African life,
and aim at presenting tho Musical and Comical pecu
liarities of tho Southern Negro, and elevating him to
his proper standard of natural wit nnd musical tal
ent, presenting the phusos of Negro Life on the Plan
tation, anil representing tho muicul capabilities of
the more red nod Negroeu of citica and villages. In
representing truthfully tho shades and peculiarities
of Negro Life, tho universal accord ha ttamped
the Campbell Artists unapproachable and defying.
Free Balcony Serenade nightly by the CAMP
BULL Brim BAND, led by tuo Wizard Bugler,
August AehL ...
Doors open at a quarter to 7 o'clock ; commence at
a quarter to 8 o'clock. Admission 30 con is.
oelSk Agent aud Business Director.
First Baoe ef the rail Tpettlng Heating on TUES
DAY, October 1. Proprietor's Purse, SJ50; free for
all trotting horses. Mile beats, best three In five,
to harness ; closed with the fullowing entries :
Jas. Kocky enters b.g. "Jim ttocky,"of Oin'tl.
J. E. Fish enters b. g. "Dick Ten Broeck," of
E, O. Stall enters s. g. "Hod Disk," of rVanoaster.
The proprietor feols confident this will beara.'St
exciting and cloBely-cnntested race, and feels satis
fied tne public will not be disappointed In witnessing
this and the other trotting races to come off this
. - Baoe to com off at S o'clock. ' '' 'V ' ..
" Cars will leave the Hamilton and Dayton Bailroad
Depot at XH o'clock foi 'the cnursei
oclT-tt THOS. Ii. 6TKPHBS8, Proprietor.
The following panes will b
given for Trotting Horses, to
' eome off overthe above (Jours
commencing XUatWAX, Uc
(ober la, via: , " , , i.J. . o-
First Day Tnoaday, October 18.1
Parse $2M-mfle heats, best three la Ave, to her
ess. Free forall trotting horse.
Meoond llay Wednesday, October 19.
Pnrso Jaio mile heats, best three In five, to harness.-
For horses that never trotted for money ever a
publio race-course, i
Third Dny-Thiir(lay. October 'JO. " I
. Purse VMUrufle heats, boat three In Ave, to har-
Bess. For horses that never trotted in 2:30 In public.
Foorth Day-Frlday.Ootobor l. ,
Purse $4(10 two-mil heats, to harness, Fre for
all trotting horses. , ' " ' . . , :
"If lore Temple" and "Princess" are excepted for
these purses. ,
For the above purse there must three entries and
two to start. Etitrauoe 10 per cent. F r the flint
race entry must be made on or before 8aturday, Oc
tober IS, at 12 o'clock M. For the other purses, the
entries to be made on or before the day previous to
, tach race, at Wo clock M. I
ICntrles to be mad at 71 Wast Third-street, Olncln-
The proprietor flatter hlmeelf the Olnclnnatl
Trotting Park la as fast and go id a Course aa any iu
the Union, aud will do all In hi power to aocommu.
date all persona bringing horses to bis Course. Good,
' comfortable stables will he at the (ervlce of turfmen,
. free of charge, and they are invited to oome early
and do their t mining over ilie Course, which will be
kept at all times In good coudition. . J
Liberal purses will be given for trotting and pao
Ing horses during the stason. ,.
octtt T. L. STEP BINS, proprietor. I
- at lsat just what the Ladles have long needed
and looked for In vain, the Uterine Elixir. j
The Uterine Elixir is warranted to cur slldls.
eases of a TJterine Nature; Inflammation of the
Womb, the Kidneys, tb Ovaries, and the Urethra
Prolapsus or Falling of the Womb, Painful Menstruj
atlon, Ohlorosls. Amenorrhea; in fact, a perfect our
la guarranteed by . h use of from two to five bottle
of the Elixir, of any disease whatever of the Gener i
atlve and Urinary Organs, of mate or female, n
mutter of how long standing. Pric VI per Bottle!
Madame ELLIS calls particular attention to the
following Card of oi of the most prominent Drug'
gists of Cincinnati. I
"To ths PnnnoasD Trie Ladies rs Paittcvub.-i
We, the undersigned, are not in the habit of g'ving
our name to Patent Medicines; but knowing well tus
Lady Physician, and the medicine called the pterin
Kllxlr, we cheerfully recommend it to all females
suffering from Female Diseases of any kind; It l)
purely vegetable, and in no case can do injury; w
say to all try, and our word for it. yon will find rot
lief. ' ' F. D. HILL, DriiUKlnt,
ep37 . . "Corner of Fifth aud Bace-etreete." j
A T A i I
I LATINO BALltitH enrea. wlthont fail, naini
i.L . 1. .. It . Tl k. U1J. r i i . i I . .11.
, i Ttlm i.L ii--. . i ii .i i. -
-niency, uennourn, vnronio xtueumasism, oiiuoi
l.'hollc, Cramp Obolic, Griping Pains of the Bowel
i Dullness, Btupor, Inactivity, Los of Appetlt, an
' in Painful Menstruation it la a certain our, am
t 1 irives immediate relief. In any of the above disease
ft will give relief In twenty minute, and a perma
nent cure by tb nseof two bottle. Only SO cent
per bottle-so cheap that every person can get It, J
Either of the abovo medicines to be had of W. V,
. , mjjb, uraggist.cornor oi ttace ana mta-sim
aud EDWARD BOA N LAN A- CO., Drnguists N.
vuruur ui aimu sou ruurmtiivvvri) f. a'. r s& wij
ner Fourth and Walnut; or of BBIGHAAI& CO,
mauuiaoiuxers, no. xt JWiss jeurin-airow, uiucu
natl, O. ' cp27-ay
No. 378 1MAIN-STREE'
t MOT ATCtllf AnTTTRHtl ' A VTt ' tMPnTITTti
Goapa, PerfunerT Foncy Good, &e.,
Which I will tell cheaper than any other place I
tb city. Ton will find a large aaacrtnunt of B:
TRACTS at JS cent per bottle. ' - oclt
Commercial Moo
jlm. Heventn-atreet, between wainntana vine, utn
clnnatl, Ohio. Kvening Qlaas commencing Monday,
26tb Inst. Book-keeping taught a applied to evely
department oi trade, nusinossanaurnameaw rew
nanship. Call and examine specimens, aepllamt
- K !"; rXh rVW '. 1 P.v -"t..--5"
VOL. 2. NO. 50.
Rates of Domestic Postage.
IiTTiaj For each half ounce, under 8,000 mil,
5 re-paid, Scents: over 3,000 nillee, pre-paid, 10 cent.
.11 letter must be pre-paid by stamp, or inclosed la
itamped envelopes, or they will not be forwarded.
Tbunsiimt NawsrapEas, Pxiiodicau, Oiacmiai,
etc, to any part of ths United States, not welshing
over 3 ounces, 1 cent; and 1 cent for each additional
ounce; pre payment required.
Books, pre-sald, not weighing over 4 pounds, 1 cent
per ounce, for any distance in the United States un
der 8,000 miles, and i cent per ounce over S,oO0 miles,
pre-payment required. All fraction over the onnc
to be counted as an additional onnc.
NawsPAPsas and PaaioDiCAia, not exoeedlng H
Ounces in weight, when paid quarterly In advance,
and circulated in ths Stat where published daily,
per anartar WH, six times perasek IW trl-week.lv
Mi; eemi-weekly.OX; weekly, 3Mr, semi monthly, IHi
monthly, 4. Newspaper and periodical whan
weighing IX onnces, double tbs above rate.
Shali, NiwtrAPlul, published monthly or of toner,
and pamphlets not oontalnlig more than M octavo
pages, in package of I onnoe or over, H cant per
Wsexlt NiwsPAriaj, within the county where
published. Free.
Quarterly payment. In advance, may b mstd
titaer where published or received.
Arrivals of Trains.
IXDiiwAPuiig A 'OinomATiHRW a. a.) 1:19 r. m.i
9:84 r. at.
Oiiioinhati, HahiIiTobi aid Dattob 7:48 a.m.! 10:47
A. .; 6:40 p.m.; 10:10 p. H.
Lirru Miaiii-7:80 a.m.; 1:M P.M.;7:1S r.M.10iU
p. M.
Ohio amp Mississippi 7:16 A. u.s 3:00 r. M.i lfl-1 p.
Oovuaroa a IiixiaatoM 10: W a. m.i 7:04 p. m.
Departures of Trains.
IyniAXAPOLi abo CixcnrATl-l:0O A, m.; 11:00 M.
OnountATi, Hamtlto ako VATTOH-Indlanapolii
. and Cleveland, :W A. M.; Sandusky Hail, 8:00 A. M.)
Sandusky, 4:M P. at.: Accommodation, 8:00 p. M.
IiiT-rui JrliAifi Cleveland and Plttsbug, 6:00 A. M.I
Cleveland, PitUburg and Bollair,:30A. M.; Colum
bus Accommodation, 4:40 p. M.) Cleveland, Pitt,
burg and Bellalr, 11 ;30 p. M.
Onto ako Aliasissirri-St. Lonls, 9:00 A. M.J LonU
vllle, 3:00 p. M.; St. Lonle, 8:30 p. M.
PrnsiUBO, Oolumbu aud CioiN!ATi(8tenbenvlll
Short Line) East Front-street Depot ;00 A. M.j
8:00 A.M.; 11:30 P. M. ' .
Olivilahd, Columbus and CisoiirxATt last Front
street 6:00 A. m.; 8,30 a.m.; 11:30 p. m.
CisoiKiuti and Uabutta 6:10 a. M.; 1:80 p. M.
OisrrauL Ohio From East rront-atreet Depot 6J0
A. m;11:30p. M.
Cevmantn akd LaxniOTO-:J5 a. m.i 1:30 P. M,
tfSir E. Bulwer Lytton li it ill luffering
from lllnesB.
M. Leverrier lias diBOOTtred fifty-
ilxtn planet nearer tsa luo man Mercury.
pBT Prince Albert has shot geven fat buoka
daring the hunting season just ooDoludoJ.
"Lftdy Franklin bag spent all her for
tune in Arotlo researches. Sho ii la th louth
of Franoe in ill-health. ; .
IpSTk good tolegraphio oporator, working
ten hours per day, brin gs a receipt of about
$7d to tho treasury of the company. .:
jfirTho colored people of Canada have
been holding a meeting; to consider the expe
diency of seeking a nw home. They propose
emigrating to Jamaica, West Indies.
' ffitT"The Dayton Journal propose to issue a
volume of 60 0 pages on the 1st November,
containing all the reported speeches of Hon.
TomCorwin. :
The British Consul at Honolulu is
raising subscriptions for tho ereotlon of a
monument to Captain Cook, at Eealakeakoa
Bay, on the spot where he fell.
l&fVr. Jonathan A. Todd, aged fifty,
nine years, a member of tho State Senate in
1861-2, died at Cleveland on tho 18th inst.
Dr. Todd was a resident of Ohio for nearly
fifty years.
Sal Of - tho Austrian ' Generals, Count
Sohllok retires, and bit corptd'armet is broken
np; Prinoe Edward Llohtenstein has the eom
mand of Vienna, and Clsm GalliB, in Bohe
mia, There is a rumor that an increase In
th number of military forts in JTew Mexioo
will take place on the arrival thtre of General
Johnston, who was, at last advices, on his way
to Tort Bnohanan.
John Keller, on of th oldest and a
highly esteemed citinn of Clinton Township,
died at his residence near tms place on Bun
day, aged about seventy-five. Be oame to
this oonnty from Fairfield County about thirty -fire
years ago. and was one of tho pioneer
settler in this part of Ohio. Tiffin Tribunt.
The troops in Utah are complaining
loudly of the uselessness of keeping so many
soldiers there when tbere is no military duty
to be don. ' The Camp Floyd Garrison now
numbers no less than three thousand men, of
whom- it is said five hundred would be amply
sufficient to keep the oommunitj in order.
a" About forty of the oldest oltizent of
Dunfermline - recently, dined together, the
youngest .of whom wa seventy, the oldest
ninety -three, the avenge age being about
seventy-five, and tb aggregate being more
than three thousand years, mere were no
fewer than twenty-one present who had served
in the army. :
pt" Prinoe Napoleon, says th NoutMiri
Vaudoii, has purchased, for 700,000f., a fine
estate oalled the Bergetie, situated on the Lake
of Geneva. The Prinoe scorns to entertain
strong objections against traveling with bis
wife. Bo left Paris about a fortnight ago for
Geneva. ' Uls oonsort, Princess Clotllde, fol
lowed him on the wings of love three days
after, but he nigallantly sent hor baok to Palis.
The St. Paul Minnuotian sayg that a
physician in that plane asserts that three thou
sand babies were born there last winter, and
that the crop the coming winter will be still
heavier. The JtintuwHan says: "We think
his figures rather steep, but this Is certainly a
fast eountrv, and a prolific ollmate. In a fet
years we shall be indifferent whether we have
immigration or not.
fl&"A. bloody engagement between whites
and Indians took plaoe reoently, on the Ar
kansas River, near Fort Smith. There were
seventeen Indians on one side, and five Amer
icans (two unarmed) on tbe other. At the
end, eleven Indiana were killed, and Pool, an
Amenoan, was shot witn an arrow, wnion he
had to cut out; and after performing inored-
ible feats, ba was finally killed Jn a third at-
took. Sawyers and Bradley, or the same
party, shared the same fate, and oat of the
fire but one escaped., ... ,
afThe Bone of Malta, of BollefonUino,
are movinor in the matter of securing the re
mains of Simon Kenton, for the purpose of
placing tnom in tne court-nouse yara in mat
town, and erecting a monument to hie mem
ory, a few years ago too legislature ap
DroDriated $1,000 for that purpose, and cer
tain gontlemeu made' vigorous efforts to
carry out the proposed plan for a monument,
but the whole thing flznled. But as the Sons
of Malta are a beuevolent and enterprising
order, they proDauiy win succeed. .- ; , r
efSeveral eminent French artists art at
present actively empioyoa. m, Aioraoa ver-
nat is terminating a cloture representing Na
poleon I, surrounded by his Marshals; M.
Yvon has completed his designs for the pic
tures of the battles in Italy; M. Beauce is
painting an equestrian portrait of Marshal
Canrobert. M. Joufifrov Is at work ' on
marble statu of soulpture; M.'Ddmont is
busy on th modolof a statue of .Alexander
Humboldt! M. Be Nocent is terminating
statue of General Be Louiinol, whloh is to be
rooted in Nanoleonvillet and W. Megret
commencing one of Masaena for the City
met. " ' ... ,:;
Southern Factories.
, la an article on this subject, tbe New Or
leans JPtcayun shows that th Southern States
have accomplished far more than they receive
credit for, in the way of manufacturing their
own cotton and woolen goods, whil a steady
progress is making In this direotlon. It says:
In Sonth Carolina, as far baok as 1850, thrt
wr eighteen cotton faotorlos, whloh were
worked with profit.
. In Georgia, thirty-five cotton ftoterlet then
were in full operation, with a capital of $1,738,
156, producing seven million two hnndrsd and
sixty-nine thousand two hundred and ninety
two yards of shtlags, and four millions one
hundred and ninety-eight thousand three hun
dred and fifty-one pound of yarn. Three
woolen factories were also In full tide of sue
oessful experiment, manufacturing three hun
dred and forty thousand six hundred and sixty
yards of oloth. '
In Alabama were found thirteen cotton fac
tories, with a capital of $681,900, and three
woolen factories, whloh returned hadsome an
nual profits'. '
In Louisiana a beginning had been male,
two eotten factories having oommnced loca
tions. Kentucky and Tennessee had embarked
more largely in this species of industry, th
former containing eight cotton and twenty
seven woolen factories, the latter thirty-three
cotton and four woolen factories.
These faots, true in 1850, do not pressnt the
condition of Southern manufacturing nter
pilse in 1859. We have made a progress in
this department of Industry really oreditable,
and the Influence of the suocess of suoh under
takings upon pnbllo sentiment will undoubtedly
render cur advance in manufacturing for our
home wants a noticeable point of tho nut
census. . ' '
The Career of a Villain.
As our readers will remember, Joseph laoy
was a short time slno convicted of setting fire
te the town of Osbkosb, Wis., on the 10th of
"day last, by which nearly the whole town was
destroyed, at a loss of about $500,000, and he
was sentenced to fourteen years' confinement
in the State Prison. Laoy is about thirty-eight
years of age, and was born in Monroe County,
New York.' He commenced his career of crime
by a robbery at Rochester, New York, on the
tow-path of the canal; and was oonvidl ana
sentenced to two years' imprisonment in ths
Penitentiary, at Auburn. At the expiration
of his sentence, he removed to Wisconsin. At
this time ho committed a robbery upon an old
man who was boarding a his house.. Last
spring be opened a house of ill-fame In Osh
kosh, Wis., whloh soon becamo so notorious
that the eitizens of that place requested him
several times to leave. He invaribly refused,
and finally carried his evil doings to suoh a
pitch, that they burned his house and drovs
him out of tbe place. He loft, swearing re
venge, and on tbe night of the 10th of May,
the town was fired and burned, as above stated.
Fruit in California.
From one of Horses Greeley's late California
letters, we dip the following:
Tbe Fig-tree grows in these valleys side by
side with the Apple; ripe figs are now gathered
daily from nearly all the old Mexioan gardens,
The Olive grows flnsly in Southern California,
and I believe the Orange and Lemon aa well.
But the Grape bid fair to become a staple
throughout the State. Almost every farmer
who feels sure of his foothold on tbe land he
oultivates either has bis vineyard already
planted, or is preparing to plant one, while
most of those who have planted are extending
rrom year to year, i have looked through
many of these vineyards, without flodlng on
that it not thrifty one that, if two years
plantsd, is not now loaded with fruit The
profusion and weight of the dusters is mar
velous to the fresh bholdr. I will not attempt
to give figures; but it it my deliberate judg
ment that grapes may be grown here asoheapiy
as wheat or eorn, pound for pound, and that
wine will ultimately be made here at a cost per
gallon not exoeodlng that of whisky in Illinois
or Ohio.
The Shirt Tree.
The aoeounts of travelers have made us well
acqualntsd with the "Bread Tree" and the
"Button Tree," but it remained for the inde
fatigable Humboldt to discover, in . tbe wild
of South America a tree whloh produce
ready-mad shirts. We copy his soount f
this tree: ' .;: ; '"'
We taw on the tlope of the Cerra Dulda,
says M. Humboldt, shirt trees fifty feet high.
The Indians out off cylindrical pieoes two feet
in diameter, from whioh tbey peel the red and
fibrous bark, without making any longitudinal
incision. . Th bark affords them a sort of gar
ment, whloh resembles saoks of a very ooarte
texture, and without a seam.
Tho upper opening servos for the head,
and two lateral holes are cut to admit the
arms. The natives wear these shirts of m tr
ims in the rainy season i they have the form
of the poneAoi and rstauo of cotton, which are
so common in a ew uronaaa, at y into ana in
Peru. At in these olunates the rioncs and
beneficenoe of nature are regarded as the
primary cause of the indolence of the inhabi
tants, the missionaries do not fail to say, in
showing the shirts of marima "In the for
ests of the Oroonoko garments are found
ready made en the trees.", ;
Thh Fbkxoh Floating Batt!Biss, Of the
five floating batteries destined to operate
against 'Pesohiera on the Lego dl Garda, one
was put together as an experiment on its re
turn to Toulon. ' They were of one hundred
and ten tuns burden, carried two rifled thirty
pounders, and were worked by two Independ
ent engines, each of . sixteen horse power,
working screws, They had been built in
thirty-Ave days, and two days only had been
spent in transhipping them from vessel to
railroad at Genoa. They reached Milan,
where they were stopped by tho peace or Villa
Franca. After having performed this journey
and the return, and having been stored for
soma time, the packera were tnen taken one
day to a marshy pieot of ground, and in
eighty-seven hours the battery wa proudly
Steaming about in port, nnug an nor guns.
A TcxiiiL Bkniatb tub Eholish Chamkbl.
With regard to the proposed tunnel beneath
tho English Channel, M. Ami Bono stated be
fore the Geological Sooiety, in London, at the
session of May l, tnat no tnougnt it nigniy
probable that tbe Channel had not been ex-
oavatad merely by water-action. ' He supposes
that it owed its origin to one of th lines of
dlstuibaoos whloh bad fissured that portion of
the earth's erust, and that, without doubt, the
fissure still existed to muoh greater depth that
tbe soundings, it hsing filled with compara
tively loose material, wnion wouia prove
aeilous obstacle to a submarine tunnel. ,
Boldbmko Bboki Lwm. M. Milne Ed
wards has been making some experiment in
feeding animals whose limbs had Men broken,
with phosphate of lime. Out of six rabbits
and ton dogs, whose legs he broke in tho same
wav. half were fed on food mixed with ground
bones, and their bones united mch mor
rapidly than those of the unphosphated ani
mals. He thinks ths use in human oases will
bo dtddsdly benefiolal. ' , . . . ,
An Editorial Palace.
T. W. Brown, editor of the Wisconsin CKUf,
gives the following graphlo deioription of his
homestead, in reply to an old fogy who oh-
noted to paying Mr. Brown for a series of
leoturot, beoanse he "was rich and lived in a
perfect palsoe." .
AU truth. Wo are one of th nabobs. Ilk
tho fellow who would hav four oblpmonks
when he killed the one he was after and three
more, to we shall have some land when wo
got it. Our palace is principally of pine
82x80, one story, and most sumptuously fun
Uhed. It Is neither plastered, wanerod nor
paioted inside euoh furnishing is too plebeian.
Wo us th stove-pipe for a onimney, end our
parlor for a hall, reception-room, dining-room,
klUhtn, library, sanctum, wash-room, place to
spank the babies, Ao, Our Brussels Ingrain Is
made of old coat skirts, shirt-tails, dilapidated
pants, and othr things too numerous to men
tion. Our furniture U common cherry, and our
ehairs bottomed with cat-tall, flags. Our
spoons are mostly pewter silver rather un
oommon. Our chattels personal run to th
handtom figure of several million : On wif,
value not to bo computed; tbrse young 'una,
do.; throe pig, $2 25; twelve hens, and more
halohlag, (not paid for or Brio known:) on
oat and four kittens, $6; two cows, and calf in
prospect, $50; two jack-knives, $2 60; on
qaarter-acr strawberries, $5,000.
Xhe above, wim uttie matters divert and
sundry, gives figures the spatmt whsn the
total U (numerated. We dare not so into
details for fear of robbery. If Brother
expect a man of such moans to go out and
talk temperance, he will bo disappointed. We
are growing mor meroenary every day. We
nasi auu turee more pigs to our stye, aud push
tb letting hen to their utmost, and if our
fallow cow should add another calf to our
horned stook, we shall be above leoturing on-
THl Captcei OF SORAXTL. The St. Peters
burg correspondent of the Nord gives the fol
lowing details respecting the capture of this
famous Circassian Chief, tho correctness or
which he vouches for. After describing ths
plan of attack whioh bad been arranged by
Prince Bariatinski, the account proceeds:
The fight was one of th most desperate char
acter, but tho Muridcs, placed between two
fifes, saw that resittancs or flsbt was eauallv
impossible. Out of four hundred men, who
formed the garrison of Gounlb, forty-seven
only remained alive. Sobamyl shut himself
up in ono of the habitations whioh were out
into the rook. The plateau was covered with
oorpses. We lost one hundred men. When
Earitinski arrived on the plateau, he stopped
the firing, and addressing Sohamvl. summoned
him to surrender.
Tbe Imsum, appearing at an annertura
wbioh had beon made in the rock, asked on
wnai nonunion ne was reci aired to vield.
Leave your retreat unconditionally." moiled
the Commander-in-Chief. He who had been
our bitterest enemy for so many years then
came forth. "Are yon Sohamvl?" asked the
Prinoe. "Yes," replied Imaum. "Then vour
me is spared, ana you win retain your wives
and property. But I shall send you to St
Petersburg to-morrow, and your fate must
finally depend on the will of th Emperor, my
august master." Sobamyl bent bis head
without uttering a word. "Tbe General then
said: "I waited a long time for you at Tlttis;
I hoped you would come of yourself and make
your submission, but you forced me to oome
here in search of you." Then turning to
Lieutenant-Colonel Grabbe, be said: "Proceed
forthwith to St. Petersburg, and report to the
Emperor wnat you nave seen. To-morrow I
will send a report and Sobamyl himself."
One of Men who Lectures the
lates the following joke at tho expense of an
editor of an agricultural paper: .', .. ,,
I wat in the eara going to tbe State Fair at
Freeport, some time ago, and unintentionally
overboard a conversation. Tho parties to tbe
conversation were a farmer rrom Lake County
and an agricultural correspondent. When
near Nevada, the member of the "staff" wat
in tho hlght of an animated explanation of
how "we" bad benefitted the farming interests
by having agents alwayt traveling reporting
the prospects of crops, . Just at that mo
ment a field of buokwheat in bloom attracted
attention. ..-,:. .,..
"What a fine field of white beans that Is,"
exclaimed the traveling editor.
"Beans!" ssid tbe farmer, "that is buok
wheat" ..
"Oh! what a beautiful white grain It has; I
must make a note of it, and write a letter
from Freeport about it. Buokwheat Ilk that
la not to be found at the Eastl The specimen
have been accustomed to tee produced a
very dark flour."
"Why of course the buokwheat will pro
duce a dark flour," rejoined tbe farmer; "what
you saw was not the jrratn tnat was tne
bloom I"
"Oh Ah!" said the editor, who quickly
dosed his "notes on buokwheat," and shortly
after went into th smoking oar, ,
CbtabiotibIstios of Pidaxtbt. A man who
has been brought pp among books and is able
to talk of nothing else, Is a very indifferent
companion, and what wa call a pedant ' But
we should enlarge the title, and give it to every
one who does not know how to think out of
bit profession and particular way of life. What
is a greater pedant than a mere man of town?
Bar him In tne playhouses a catalogue or tne
reigning beauties, and you strike him dumb
Tbe military pedant alwayt t.lks in a camp,
and is storming towns, mating lodgments and
fighting battles from one end of the year to
the other. ; Everything be speaks smells of
gunpowder: if you take away" hit artillery
from him, he has not a word to say for him
self. '-"
The law pedant it perpetually putting eases,
repeating ' tbe - transaction! of Westminister
Hall, wrangling with vou noon the most in'
different ciroamstancet of life, and not to be
convinced of the distance of a Place, or of tho
most trivial point In conversation, but by dint
of argument, ine state peaant u wrapped
up in newt and lost in politic. If you men
tion any of the sovereigns of Xuropo, he talks
vsry notably; but if you go but of the Oazett
you drop him. Iu short, a mere courtier, a
mere soldier, anero scholar, a mere anything,
Is an inspired pedantic character, and equally
ridiculous. JUnaon (Spectator. ; .
flDavid Hughes, the London eolioitor,
who absconded about twelve months ago,
leaving behind him liabilities to the extent
of about 200,000, wat brought np at the
London Guildhall, reoently, but was re
manded to a future day. The ease against
Hughes it of the darkest deioription. He e p
peart to have been a man of the most de
praved and reckless oharacter, for, from hit
own accounts, hit personal expenditures alone
exceeding his income by the almost incredi
ble sum of 60,000. Hie clients have been
robbed to the extent of 40,000. . . ,
r's jjsS-Presidcnt Benson, of Liberia, writes
fo the ; Rev. Mr. Gurloy that he hopes to be
able to induce. some competent citizens of
Liberia to undertake the collection of mate
rials Tot a full and reliable history of that
Colony. ' ' t, r" K' i '.
Vin '!' "' ,i -ir y.ii't t" i;
iilxuu M.1 ij I'.ruiu'.Y i'i i ' '
Noon Dispatches.
Insurrection Among the Slaves.
BALTIMORE, October 7.
The following dispatch hat jut been re-
oeired from Froderiok. It seems very Im
probable, and should be received with caution
"FREDERICK, MD., October 17.
"An Insurrection la reported to have taken
plaoe at Harper's Firry. Aa armed band ol
Abolitionists have full possession of tbe
United States Arsenal at Harper's Ferry. '
"The express train running eastwa fired
Into twice, and one of tbe railroad bands, s
negro, was killed while trying to get the train
through the town. '
"Tho mob arrested two men who cam in
with a load of wheat, took tbe wagon, loaded
It with rifles and sent It into Maryland. The)
are led by about two hundred and fifty whites,
with a gang of negroes, fighting.". .-
BALTIMORE, October 18.
says the affair is greatly exaggerated.
It bad Its foundation in a difficulty at the
armory. Tho negroes hare nothing to do
with It ' .
The Sunday Law at Pittsburgh.
PITTSBURGH, October 17.—M.
fined $25 for violation of the Sunday law, for
driving his family to church, has paid the
fine, and publishod a card, In which ho says
be was quite ignorant and bad been allowing
transgressions of the law, . though he had
often studied it carefully, and officially de
clines carrying the case any further, because
there may be suitors before tbe Supreme
Court in other cases and they ought not to be
embarrassed by having one of its judges pe
cuniarily interested. Judge Lowrie is one
of the three Judges who rendered an opinioi
adverse to the Excelsior Omnibus Company a
fow years since for running on Sunday. , . .
Death of John Calhoun.
ST. LOUIS, October 17.
John Calhoun, Ex-Surveyor General of
Kaunas and Nobraska, and President of the
Leuompton Constitutional Convention, died
at St. Joseph, Mo., on tha 13th Inst. ' '
' '
The Trade in Toads.
Nuno but Fronchmen, of oours'o, would think
of making a regular business of trading in
these brown-ooated gentlemen, and accordingly
we find the trade flourishing in Paris alone.
Toads for tome years havo boon' the Indis
pensable allies of tho French market gardeners,
cnltivating rioh and most fertile grounds.
Many of these men fill their, gardens with
them to get rid of a throng of insects injurious
to the vegetables they have raised by laborious
and scientific culture. Especially do toads
attack and demolish tbe slugs and snails which
in a single night sometimes utterly destroy
the comsseroial value of lettuce, carrots, as
paragus, and even early fruits. ' In having re
course to these singular auxiliaries, tho Frsnoh
gardenors imitate tboir English brethron.
A great portion of the vegetable supply of
London is derived from kitohen gardens in the
vloinity of that immense city, cultivated, it it
said, by thirty-five thoasand persons. These
gardens are a perfect marvel of laborious
oulture. You tee, eometimei," acres and
acres covered with - hand-gUasot. Riohly
manured and sedulously tended, some of these
garden spots are so managed as to yield five
crops annually. Not only Is there not a weed
among them, but the vegetable are examined
with lenses to detect mildew and fungi. Bo
sides toads, wbioh thoy pay six shillings a
dozen for, they make use of fowls to destroy
the aphides, rigging them with boots, whioh
prevent their scratching, and allow them only
the use of their bills. , , i ,
Tbe price of toads is lower in Paris than in
London; in the former city they are still sold,
notwithstanding' the demand, for about fifty
cents a dozen, and many are exported to Eng
land. The dealers In this strange commodity
keep them in tbe bottom of huge casks, into
whioh thoy are constantly plunging their bare
hands and arms, without showing the slightest
fear of the liquid scoretsd by the toads, whioh
science has sometimes deolared harmless, and
sometimes pronounoed vonomous. Busy little
fellows, these repulsive looking oreatures are,
and worthy of all possible encouragement and
patronage. . . ;. , i ' K vi"'
Widg-MAKiNO IB Texas. A letter to th
New Orleans Pkaymt, ' from . Washington
County, Texas, July 15, speaks of the work,
then In progress, of gathering th wild grapel
for wine. The writer aayt : .
The wine made last teason dost not content
me. It baa arloh oolor and bouquet, ana a
peculiar and fine flavor, and a good body; but
it is intensely aoid yes, iaUuuly is the term.
This acidity I shall try to lessen greatly la
that now being made. Tbe process or making,
as we pursue it, Is simple enough. The grapes
are passed through ono of Hiokok's Older mills,
(made at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and just
tbe thing for tbe purpose.) ana passes oireotiy
Into th frmnting-tub, whenoe it is drawn off
into barrels or. eu:ss, after fermenting some
seventy or oighty hours. There It remains for
a time, when it is fined and , racked off, ready
for bottling, and for use. There is not
doubt but that a very superior red wins can be!
made from this grape. But the process must
be well understood, and the different manipula
tions nroperlv gone through with.:
A gentleman there from Madeira thinks col
onies oould be established iu Texas of many
who are now suffering In Madeira, who would
cultivate grapes upon the same terms thsy did
in that Island before the disease attaoked and
destroyed the vines that is, giving the pro
priotorof the land one-half of the -must, and
soiling tneir nair at a nxou rate.
: TTher is in the possession of a lady In
London a copy of Maoklin'a Bible, in fifty-four
lartre octavo volumes, illustrated with nearly
seven thousand engravings, from the ago
Michael Angeio to tnatot xuynoidt and west.
It also oontalnt two bundred original drawings
by Doutherbourg. Tbe prints and otohingl
Inolude the works of Raffaole, Albert, Durerj
Callet, Rembrandt, and other masters, consist
ing in representations of every fact, oircuml
stance and objoct mentioned In the Holy
Scriptures. 'The most authentic Scriptural
atlases are also bound np with the volume;
and it contains designs of all plants, animals:
fossils, &., ss have been adduoed in proof of
universal doluge. The Bible was the property
of the late Mr. Bowry, who spent muoh money
and time in tho oolleotion and arrangement
the engravings and drawings, and is saiit
have devoted thirty years rendering It perfcot.
It was insured lor 3,ouu, ; : ; ,
The Kennebec Journal tayt that tt few
?-ears tlnee the wife of tho then American Min
ster to England received from a friend in New
England a box of autumnal leaves, teleoted
for their boautv and their variety of tints.
The lady wore them as ornaments, and they
attracted much attention, and were greatly ad
mired by th English people. Since then these
leaves have been in demand there, and overt
autumn packages of them art sent over h
steamer, and flash thair beauty in the high
droit of London, ,,. ...... , v
Advertisements not xceedtn five Vx&iifuS
One Insertion. ..! t I On wkr - Jl j
two wka. . l SO I On taoaltfc 1 SB
Larger advertisement insert at th folkwOng
rates (or square of ten lines or las :
On Insertion,. 4 te I Two weckf ,., ,$t SO
gaea aaoraai ina w i Ton " ap
On week..
1 70 1 On month..
... ew
Job Printirift,
la an Its braaehos, dao with
8 Pearl-. treet, .
Hay aew la sters a large aad slt tk f HA.
PL! aad FABCT DET tOOM, whWk, tsrosawt
and variety, to ws !, vast " r "1j , -
A large and general stock: ef Dotntttic
Woolen and Cotton 'tods.
A splendid line of very rt. Irreti ed
. in Bilks, Delaines, Merino .o.anel other
fabrics of newest styles.
Cloths, Catslmeres
and Testings, In
large assortment,
A complete arUtk of White BHocs, Ita.
broideries and Lias. Hoods, our
own iBsportatloB. - '
A very extensive sttst of Fucy and
Variety CJoods, Rhawls, Hosier)',
. Gloves, eke. ...
sat- ws shall b In daily receipt ef all aw aad de
sirable Goods daring th season, aad etioir to
placed la competition with any nease, last or Wist,
by an examination of our stock. tepltesa
INT o "xxr S t . o r
South-east Gor.Touith. and Vina,
. WW
PRETTIEST stork ef Gda fer HEX I
Wit AB ever ouurou in Cincinnati.
P I E O E Cr O O D S,
To mak rp te Meesaxo, wi k g aad vtsM.
We haves , , , :.(,...,. ...
New Corps of Gutter.
from Mew York and Philadelphia, wa pro less t
understand the art of Outttag Stylish Garments in
srder. ""! ' ' ' ' ' ''
SXtr For past favors w re tore many that, said
hope to merit future patronage. Truly,.' -,
' " feepT-tfl
J has inst received, front Boston, an entire new
assortment of Uoul Oil Lamps and Improved itnrnere,
preventing tho smoke, so much of an annovance to
consumers. Also, tbe beet article of Burning Oil
ever offered In this market, fro from smoke or smell.
v. a. e A.M.
- - NOi 1 College Builuln
tepat-ans 1 waiaofai., net. pourtn ana j
AX LAW, Obas Building. Ho. SKentThlrd.
ttrwt... . - i . -
Au'tncy for the aalo of Hatch, Mann A Co 'a
t-boll, Kog, audCau Ovsteia Also, KrwhUov and
Hp.cd (Jyitois, Ac. My many friends and patrons
will flud ou ly oholc articles, and at a low prices as
those cnaiged for Inferior elsewhere.
fi)sten&oke4inXaterasliiat owe usual mod
erate charges.
ttomember, W3 Walnut-street, fifth door above
Sixth, Cincinnati, Ohio. , . . ooia
il 1NO daily, Bowe, Slahony A Go.' Clebrn ed
i'lanted (sf sters, which laraselllngatnnprecedenteil
uw price by case or cwsen. Uralsrs
tt-nniing a very large, f.esh Oyster, will ploase send
their ordere, Attached to this eetabllshment .is a
Mco, qulor, respectable saloon, wueroyou can rava
oy.'era uooaea in every styie,
aud served un In
.;le. 'and suoerlor manner.
Charges lets than atany
fitber plaoe. win
junn naian.
Oyster Importing House.
INO daily, per Expreas. his splendid Oysters.
Raving completed arrangementa in B.ltlmoro, on
theniout extensive sole, I will at all tlmoa during
the season be prepared to turn lab my friends, "anil
thorcstof maukiml," wltb the most LKLlOIOLrt
111 VALVES imported to tint Queen City. None but,
t he very best Imported. Great Inducement offered
at this lmpnrtins-hoiiso.
Vrder sluucltou oa promptly ntioa. Tormcasn.
spltr 'i Bole Importer and Froprletor.
Bplced Oystew.' '
ING DAILT, by the Adams Ixpreae, AlALT-
BY'B world-renowned Baltimore
Fresh Can Keg and Shell Oyitera.
Fresh, Hermetlcallv-soaled OOTB, SFIOID aad
riSJUED 0T8TKBS. ' '
sepT-tf Pepot, U Wert Flfth-etreet.
No. 908 VltHtt,, bet. Fink and Sixth. ,
that he has established a regular depot for tbe
sale of all kinds or salt-water Fish, fresh from New
York ; also Lake fish from Cleveland and Sandusky;
together with (Hams and Oysters I" the shell, Lob.
sters, Crabs, Kels (nlivej, and all kinds of seasonable
Gain and Can Ojsfera. Ho will furnish tlieabovu
panied article CilKAPKB THAN ANT. OTHER
rLAOB IS THH OUT. Family order promptly
attended to and sent bom frs of chare. Fleas
call and leave your order. oelt-tf
i inl i.'ih.i. iM "11 i1'! j' ,i ':i'i.'
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